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July 22, 2014 | Uranium Enrichment , Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament
Analysts said Iran's supreme leader appears to have offered no concessions on a key point in a global nuclear dispute, the Los Angeles Times reports.
July 21, 2014 | Elaine M. Grossman | Toxic Industrial Chemicals , Chemical Terrorism , Security of Chemicals
The former mayor of an Iraqi city now under jihadist control says Islamic extremists' seizure of a key oil refinery could lead to a chemical disaster.
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July 22, 2014 | Patrick Tucker | Missile Defense
The Iron Dome may have more than a few cracks.
Activists will not be permitted to stage an anti-nuclear protest near the Y-12 site entrance due to security precautions put in place following a 2012 break-in.
The Pentagon wants to study how certain kinds of bacteria might be used to "prey" on potential biological-weapon agents, Global Biodefense reports.
July 22, 2014 | Radiological Incidents
London on Tuesday declared it would conduct an extensive public inquiry into the 2006 radiation-poisoning death of a former Russian agent.
July 22, 2014 | Polly Mosendz | Terrorism
A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been convicted of "impeding investigation."
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Charles Duelfer, a former U.N. weapons inspector in Iraq, on the Muthanna chemical-weapons entombment site recently seized by jihadists, adding, "You'd take a certain number of the ISIS guys off the battlefield."
Glibly, I thought it might be a good idea to put a sign outside the bunkers saying, 'Free CW Inside!'